Diego Bonilla, Communication Studies, joins Consuelo Sáizar, president of Mexico´s National Council for the Arts and Culture, in the “Spanish in Cyberspace: New Forms of Creation” panel at the second International Symposium of the Electronic Book in Spanish, at 3 p.m., Sept. 13. Bonilla will give a presentation titled: “Beyond Hypertext: The Creation and Presentation of Variable Texts.” Bonilla works in the production and development of projects that involve new ways of utilizing digital media. In this presentation, he will talk about the innovations he has pursued with digital text. The symposium takes place Sept. 11-14 at the National Anthropology Museum in Mexico City. The conference will be transmitted live at http://www.conaculta.gob.mx/libroelectronico/. Event’s Facebook page: http://goo.gl/4wJhK
Brenda Louie, Art Department, completed her collaboration project with photographer Sonia York-Pryce, and she presented her works in the Open Studio Exhibition upon completion of her residency in Beijing, Aug. 25.
Louie also has been invited as “The Arts Converge” visiting artist at Northern Illinois University (NIU) at DeKalb. Her mixed-media drawing installation will be on display at the Jack Olson Gallery from September to October. Along with her art exhibition, she will present a public lecture and improvise a collaborative event with the student ensemble from the Music Department on the campus of NIU in September.
Recent work by Emeritus Professor Roger Vail, Art, will be featured at JayJay Gallery, 5520 Elvas Ave., Sacramento, Sept. 12-Oct. 27. There was a reception for the show, “Inconspicuous Places,” on Second Saturday, Sept. 8. For more information: www.jayjayart.com.